WWI Naval Battles of World War I  

Robby Benton
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A list of WW1 naval battles. These are famous World War I naval battles; the era of dreadnoughts. Some are the greatest naval battles in history. Pictures included where possible. Naval battles date back all the way to at least 1260 BC. Originally fought primarily with sailing ships, today's navy battles include battleships, submarines, and aircraft carriers. That said, the tactics and decisive nature sea battles often have on warfare has gone unchanged for millennia. The naval battles of WW1 were especially hard-fought, ranking among the most brutal battles of WW1.

Beyond the oceans, maritime forces have also fought conflicts in lakes, rivers, and even on boats within a flooded Roman Colosseum. From the largest naval battle to the smallest, this list contains plenty of them.

What are the naval battles of World War I? This list will answer that question. 

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First Battle of the Atlantic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Atlantic Ocean
Date: 1914-–1918

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Battle of Heligoland Bight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
North Sea
Date: 1914

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Battle of Coronel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Pacific Ocean
Date: 1914

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Battle of the Falkland Islands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Atlantic Ocean
Date: 1914

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Battle of Dogger Bank is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
North Sea
Date: 1915

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Russian raid on Gotland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Russian raid on Gotland
Date: 1915

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Battle of Jutland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
North Sea
Date: 1916

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Battle of Dover Strait is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Strait of Dover
Date: 1917

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Raid on the Otranto Barrage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Raid on the Otranto Barrage
Date: 1917

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Battle of Moon Sound is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Baltic Sea
Date: 1917

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Second Battle of Heligoland Bi... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
North Sea
Date: 1917

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Battle of Imbros is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Naval Battles of World War I
Aegean Sea
Date: 1918